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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1000.
Approval op public civic
:? political mass meetno.
Arrnneements Will Bo Made Tomor
' row Evening for Gathering of
Voters In St. David's Hall W. E.
jj Thnyer Announces HlmsoK-Pu-'
nernl of P. P. Madden Evans
7i Fell In n Trench Father Mnthew
v Smoker Eisteddfod at Taylor.
Hellglous and Other News Notes.
'i 'J'ho Hitfftfrsllon itiudi- tn Tin- Tribune
rejatly$vii) ,Uio holdiim' or h publlu
inns' niccti'it? for the iiuipow' r ills
r.UHsJntlic uilvisublllty ot tiiiiiiitiutliiK
iititf Vlactlnif roiireauntntlvc nipti id
(louncll.-', Iuih mot with gem-ml up
inoval, null will culmltutto In :i mon
itor ejylisnoiltlc.'il meutitig to ho held
Hi .Sl."HivlVs halt Thmsilny "Vonim
if this week.
The oliloers of On- 1km.' nl of t ratio
linvc unnnimously npproveil of r.lu
HtiRROSllon and arnuijfoiiu'iitM will ho
rprfe,ctod for trie; putherinK at tin;
insular .meetlnf; tomoriow evening.
Vresklt-nt Daniels Is desirous of liav
ihK a united representation of the
hoard present at the meeting lor tin
p'urpo.se of liiscusslnir 'be arranpe
in.ents, nud also to ponlder another
linporlant pinposltlon whl h will le
rirusented ti- tlio boa id by a '"li
II must b(! distinctly uiulorstond
Hint the pic-ellnff Thursday evening is
not in the interest of any particular
candidate or party, hut purely In the
merits of clean polities and th,j ?
lection of men of known worth.
Addresses will be made by several
prominent speakers, and, in all prob
ability, some definite action in tha
form of resolutions will be taken. The
, Courier Progress said Saturday:
The tcslgiation ot the let. coune lluiwi mikes
feccssnry special elections lur tin seleilion of
, heir sutrcssors. Now is the time for the voliK
ii act. The importance of active, capihle and
iiltucnllnl cnuncilnicu was novel greater than
low. TIic West Mele's future wa never so
promising. Tho coming of the viaduct. Hie Jlne
if which will lie bc.vond tun opee.tnllons, mid
the .substantial new- npiku mill i h it v.ill start
the lnilti-.trl.il development nt Kc.tser Valley
inenn now conditions ami giealer neersi t ie.
The right Mini of nun on the councils will In
if gic.il sci v l(i tci thi iutiriil.ir i'Ctien anil
out for I and COLDS
DUFOUR'S FRENCH TAR.
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The early bird may not always find his worm, but
there is one thing certain, the early holiday shoppers
can always find what they want and get better, aud
maybe cheaper, than the thoughtless buyer who rims
around in a breathless hurry at the last minute when
the eleventh hour rush is on.
ny Day This Week
It Will Afford Us Pleasure
To pilot you through our endless assortment of goods
especially designed for the holiday trade. There will
be no rush, no press, no lack of proper attention, and
an unbroken assortment in every department you
visit. Yes, come this week if you can make it con
venient, you'll be better satisfied and we'll feel that we
have been able to treat you as we feel you deserve to
1m Art Needlework
Is moie popular today than it
ever has been and offers more in
ducements. 3ur Drapery Department
Shows many choice Rugs, hand
some Curtains and very choice
Silk Shirt Waists
For ladies have aheady found I
many choosers, and the interost I
Our Umbrella Stock
Proves that the specialties made j
for our holiday trade meet with
Is near by the Umbrellas, and
there's always a crowd there.
.i The Handkerchief Christmas S.Ue, the specials iu
IVa'dles' Fine Hosiery aud the great display of Bric-a-brac,
Polls, Jewelry and fancy goods of every description com
plete our holiday ofiferiug, One would think you might be
'suited from such a collection.
the enllrf ttty urolcr tlic iif Imin if Rnti-tti'
milil ll U liDiit to aunie.
Wllilinn K. Thnyer. of ;il!l Htnuh
Main avenue, formally nnnounees his
tandldaey for the ntitnlnatloii for
common council In the Fifth ward, In
the followliiB' cord sent Id The Trib
une: SMtiton, IM., Doe. 10, IIAI0.
To the Itfpulilluili Votprs of the rittli Wiinl.
Ccnlltinrtit At tin' rptteriitid irqmili uf many
fiirmlt nml in'lnhlioi. nuilc liuth in pcTfiin unJ
by mill, i Inir lu unnnuiid' tlml I lill Im a
mmllilJti' for loiiunuii inoiicll (luin till waul
foi the entiling ti'tm.
HcIleWnn, under all ii.tiilllluii, Hut lhl mi;
otlne of unl- elty Kutrrninetit ulimilil sock on't
not lie nuitttht, 1 wMi to KtJtr lliut licj'otnl ih)in
rtiil'trallun I will nut nuke iicrotuil eftutti tn
wenie the tiuinlii.it Inn, lull le-iMj the matter en
tirely In juiii lutiiN,
Satlstleii that ,on will lo juitr ili.ty at .von
may in- It, as I h1l.i1! try tn iln, If n oli'it
that I sliouM ti'pteent )ou. I am
Veiir ttuly. '
w. i:. iiijjh.
tr. Thayer l the oldest member of
ihe West Side Itepubllcan club, lmvlnj?
Iieen ideiitllled with that ori?anlzatloii
slnee its Inception, He has resided in
the Fifth ward twenty-seven years,
has never held any olilee, and never
aspired to any. He is also n promi
nent member of the Masonic order and
the ICnltfhN of Honor.
in adltlon to the above Mr. Thayer
hi n member of the Orand Army of the
Republic, and probably the only Hyde
Parker who marched with Sherman
fiom Atlanta to the sea. He inode.stiy
announces that If some kooiI. substan
tial man comes out lie will be perfectly
willing to step aside.
Evans Fell Into a Trench.
Kvun Evans, a Bray-haired man, re
sldlnir at 1620 Price stteet, fell into an
opening in Pettebone street late Sat
urday night and when rescued by a
passer-by was coveted with mud from
hend to l'ojl. He ptesented a very di
lapidated appearance when brought to
the station house by Patrolman Mi
Collltruii. It was nece.vary for Lieutenant Wil
liams to procure an entire new outfit
for him before he could be locked up,
anil as the man was sufferlntr from ex
posure, extreme care had to lie tak"n
with him. Alderman Moses fined IIv
ans $3 in police court yesterdnv morn
ing He it still In the custody of the
Funeral of P. F. Madden.
The funeral of the late Piurti k K.
Madden yesterday afternoon was at
tended by many relatives and friends
of the dneeased who in 1 i V'o was one of
the most amiable of men. Whan the
temaitis arrived at St. Patrick's
church, where r;ev. J. B. Whelnn con
ducted the luneral services, a large
concourse of friends bowed their heads
In sorrow and sympathy for the de
paited and tliohe who were near and
dear to him.
Delegations wete present from the
Knights of Columbus, Hrotheihood of
Rlks. Bauer's band, Clerk's Protective
association and Musicians' union, of
which deceased was a member. The
Moral offerings consisted of a pillow
And towels are much in demand
this year. They're all right,
too. They please.
Offerings in Siito
Tho only complete Silk Depart
ment in Scrauton is here. Silks
Ave a never-falling- stand-by.
Special holiday novelties are
Ladies' Snnrt Coats
Aro also much in demand. Don't
worry over sizes. We can fix
Silk suspendeis, fine Neckwear,
right Gloves, pretty Socks,
Shirts, Etc., for men.
from the Clerks, harp from the hand,
tin anchor from deceased's son, Pnttli
a pillow from his sisters and several
beautiful casket bouquets.
The pall-bearers were! M. h McAn
drew, John Gorman and F. J. McCnnn,
from the Klks; lllchard D. Jennings,
John J. Kflly and T. J. Kngan, from
tin; Knights of Columbus. The flower
bearers Were William J. Uurtoll, Thus,
Hoche, William liurkc and Thomas V.
Flntmngnn. Intel ment was made In
the Cathedral cemetery. A. P. O'Don
nell, of North Scronton, hud chorge
of the funeral.
The following relatives and friends
fiom Pitlston were In attendance: Mr.
and Mrs. James Delaney, Mrs. Patrick
Mcehati, Mrs. Mary Meehan, Mrs. May
Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Burke,
Misses Annie Delaney, Nellie Meehan,
Teresa Clarke, I.uke Brady and James
Christmas Uay Eisteddfod.
Much Interest Is being manifested in
the eisteddfod to be held at Taylor on
Christmas duy. Five eholts have been
organised tocompcte for the chief prize
on " 'Hound About the Slurry Throne,"
from Handel's Messiah, These choirs
are from Olyphant, North Scinnton,
West Hcranton, Plymouth and Taylor.
The adjudicators will be as follows:
.Music. Prof. C. C. Evans, of Wllke.i
liurrc: tecittitlons, Itev. D. P. Jones,
West Seranton. The officers of the day
will be: Morning session M. M. Will
iams, chairman; J. R. Watklns'. con
ductor. Afternoon session David l.
l..e Is, Olyphant, chairman; Hon. H.
M. lSdwnrds, West .Scrauton, conductor.
A hi rife number of the music-loving
people from this side will participate in
the competitions and enjoyments of the
Last Day of Doll's Carnival."
Tonight will lie the final opnrtunlty
patrons will have of visiting the doll's
carnival nt 12". South Main avenue,
under the auspices of the Young Wo
men's Christian association, when
evetythlng In the booths will be dis
There are n number of tastily dressed
dolls left, suitable for Christmas pres
ents, which will be sold cheap, and a
number of other useful articles are ob
tainable at reasonable prices. The at
tendance Saturday afternoon and even
ing wns very gratifying, and the re
ceipts were increased materially.
Among the Churches.
The Sacraments of the Lord's Supper
were administered at the Jackson
Street Baptist church last even.lng.
The board of deacons and trustees will
meet this evening.
Rev. M. H. Vaughn. D. D., of Soule
college, Dodge City, Kansas, occupied
the pulpit of the Simpson Methodist
Episcopal church yesterday morning.
An offering was taken up yesterday
at both services in the Washburn Street
Presbyterian church for the Freedmnn
board. Special music was rendered by
the choir at each service.
Itev. James liennlnger, pastor of the
Hampton Street Methodist Episcopal
chinch, addressed the gospel meeting
at the Railroad Young Men's Christian
association yesterday afternoon.
Itev. W. P. O'Donnell, pastor of Holy
Cro.4s church, nddressed the members
of St. Peter's Total Abstinence and
Benevolent society at their meeting
An Interested audience at the Ply
mouth Congregational chuii-li last even
ing listened In Rev. W. H. Williams,
the drummer evangelist, speak on "The
I.at Romp with the Tiger."
First Baptist Church.
At the Flist Ba.otist church vester
duv the pastor. Rev. S. V. Mathews,
preached moinliiK and evening' from
the 1 Corinthians, 13:12, "Then shall T
know even as I am known." The dis
course was clear and concise, appealing
to the large congregations present at
both sei vices.
At the Sunday school the at tendance
and collection was the largest this ymr.
The oiilcers and te.ieheis feel i?!i titled
nt the tine showing of the school.
The attendance and interest for the
TSaptist Young People's union is ex
ceedingly encouraging. An important
business meeting of the society will be
held on Wednesday evening.
This evening Charles Cot less, the
senior deacon of the church, will cele
brate his golden wedding nnniveisaiy.
Two Police Court Cases.
John Francis Morrison, of Carbon
dale, who was helped to the station
house late Friday night in tin intoxi
cated condition, was committed to th
county jnll by Alderman Moses for
ten days, in default of a $3 line.
Rees Wrimths, of 1!)1 Washburn
street, who was arrested for being
drunk and lighting in .Mears' hall Fri
day night, wns lined SI by Alderman
Moses in police court Saturday morn
ing. Father Mathew Smoker.
The Hyde Park Father Mathew so
ciety held nn enjoyable smoker in St.
l.eo's hall yi.-stcnhi!' afteinoon nt the
I conclusion of their regular meeting.
itemiii-Ks were made by M. T. Walsh,
M. S. I-avellc, Kdward ICetinev
James II, Brown and J. C. Callaghor.
M. J, Jennings ivad nn interesting
and Instiuctlve piper on "Cathollo
l.'nlty." 'John A. Hughes, of ion
West l.iickawanna avenue, won th'J
! in gold, which was disposed of nl
To the Republican Voters of the
Notice is heteby given Unit a chucih
of the Republican volets of the Fifth
I ward of the city of Sernnton will bo
I held ut the various polling places In
said waul on Saturday, December 13,
between the hours nt 4 and 7 n. m fnr
Hie purpose of nominating liepublican
candidates for the otllee.s of common
council, school controller, icglster,
Judges of election and Inapeotois of
All persons Intending to become can
didates for sold nominations m hereby
notified in register with James P.
Thomas, 31K Twelfth street, on or be
fore Tuesdny, December Jl, lfi)u.
By order of the
" Vlglluucu (.'ormnlute.
GENERAL NEWS NOTES,
Hunlel Coleman, of 13rt Van Huron
avenue, hud his right hand .injured
while loudliig coal In RrlKtP)' shaft
leteully, Dr. W J, Davis is at
Joseph Hat ret t, of tut South' steel
mill, anldeii a purty of West Scrun
tou people through tho mill recently
am) explained to the the proces-s of
tinning out steel rails, in iho party
were Dr. and Mis. W, J. !,. Davis.
Mrs. M, U Toy and Miss Kato llel
donbach. The social committee of the IClec-i
trie City wheelmen uro making ar
rangements for an entertainment and
basket social at the club house (lest
The Japanese wedding party at the
First Welsh Baptist church on Nfiw
Year's eve promises to be one of tho
most exquisite novelties of tho holiday
Tho pastors of the English speaking
churches will meet this afternoon at
11.30 o'clock at Itev. J. P. Moffat's
study, on Washburn street, to ar
range for the week of prayer.
Miss Josephine Swallow, of Nebras
ka, Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. I. W.
Swallow, of Tenth street.
Mrs. 'Pulver, of North Hyde Park
nventln, is reported to be quite 111 at
Mrs. Myrtle Smith, of South Hyde
Park avenue, Is visiting relatives In
Spring Hill and Stevensvllle, Brad
Itev. F. A, Frlcker, pastor of St.
John's flermnn Catholic church, has
letumed from a three months' Jour
ney In Germany.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Armstrong, of
Ninth street, have gone to Pntcrson,
N. J., to spend the winter with their
daughter, Mrs. Charles Itushworth.
Mrs. Ralph, ot Hyde Park avenue,
Is entertaining her sister, Hiss
Frankle Sivurta, of Salem, Wayne
Mrs. J, M. Eaton, of Tenth street, Is
on the sick list,
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Remaly, of 721
North Sumner avenue, are routined
to the linuoe by sicklies.
Miss Jessie Wetherby, of East Ben
ton, Is visiting nt the home of her
brother, Herry Wetherby, of North
Mrs. W. H. White and daughter,
Helen, of Peckvllle, are visiting the
former's father and mother, Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. Snyder, of North Main
Mr. and Mrs. Josh Webb, of Hollister
avenue, are rejoicing over the arrival
of a bouncing baby boy.
Mrs. George Berry, of Cnrbondale, Is
visiting her mother, Mis. Jane Davis,
of Brick avenue.
Mrs. Fred Smith Is very ill at her
home on West Market street.
Colonel T. D. Lewis council, Junior
Older I'nited American Mechanics,
went to Georgetown Friday night on
a special train in company with the
Duninorc council to Institute a new
council nt thnt place.
Mrs. Newberry and Mrs. Smallacomb,
of Throop street, spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. John Muyne at their
home in Jermyn.
A meeting will be held tomorrow
evening at the club rooms of the social
club recently organized on North Main
avenue, near Parker street.
Mr. Daniels, of North Main avenue,
who has for the past year been in Brit
ish Columbia, is expected home in a
few days to spend the holidays.
Mrs. Thomas D. Snook, of Green
street, Is recovering slowly nftor being
seriously ill for some time.
Mrs. Evan Lewis, of Hill street, Is
convalescent after a severe Illness.
Thomas Jehu has recovered from his
Mrs. Doty, of New Columbus, Lu
zerne county. Is visiting her niece,
Mrs. C. W. Benjamin, of North Main
An address by Librarian Henry J.
fa rr on "Libraries" will be one of the
attractive features of the Scranton's
Men's society assembly this evening
In the Providence Ptesbyterian social
rooms. Music and a light collation aie
also on the programme. Each member
Is privileged lo invite one gentleman
A benefit game of basket ball will be
played tomorrow night at the Audito
rium between the North End Stars and
the Keystones for the benefit of John
Skllfington, who hnd ills leg broken
six weeks ago at the Auditorium while
playing with the Stars. A large crowd
should attend the game to help "Jack
Skiff," as he is familiarly called, de
fray the expense.
The Keystone 1 literary and Dra
matic club Is prepailng to run a grand
ball at the Auditorium New Year's
night. The admission will be $1.
The Father Whitty society will run
their third annual country dance nt
Ihe Auditorium, Wednesday evening,
Jan. ft, lftUl. Prizes will be awarded
the best appearing couple and the best
cake walkers. Admission, ."0 cents a
A valuable horse belonging to Fenner
ft Dickinson dropped dead in the tear
of their store Saturday evening.
All news matter for The Tribune will
receive prompt attention If left in the
ti box at Davis' drug store.
John Fidlam, of Von Storch avenue,
has announced himself as a candidate
for the nomination of common council
man lu the Second wind.
Miss Nellie Pierce, of Nay Aug ave
nue, who nas been III for some time,
Is around again.
.Many comments arc heard as to why
the new telephone company have not
received their franchise In town vet.
Those who have subscribed for tho
new 'phones are becoming very impu
tient at tile councils' delay In this mut
ter. Thete Is a deadlock In council,
three membeis being in favor and
three against It, Those against It aro
afraid that Just one more line of poles
will mar the beauty of our handsome
streets. The new company offers to
Install eight 'phones for borough use
In hose houses free of e.s:ens?.
The Jiinlou society of Christian En
deavor of the Presbyterian church will
give an entertnliuneiii In the church
purlors on Thursday night. The little
folks have been faithfully drilling for
some time, perfecting a fan drill which
will be given at this time. Ice cream
and cake will be served at the close.
The Epworth league of the Metho
dist Episcopal church will resume its
tegular meetings tomorrow night,
which have been Interrupted for sev
etal weeks by the union revival ser
vices. The funeral of John Eddy, the llttlo
son of Mr. and Mrs, Thomas Eddy, of
Bloom street, was held yesterday af
teinoon, interment was made In Dun
Treasurer AugiiRt Wahler will pay
borough orders at the borough build
lug from 2 to r o'clock today,
.Miss Helen Farter, of Cherry street,
Is entertaining Miss Lois Smith, of
Miss .Mai ion Bryden bus returned
from a visit of several weeks In Pitts
ton. Miss Kmmn .Sutherland, who has
been spending several months In town,
left for her home In Brooklyn, N. Y
A. P. McDonough has been confined
to the house for the past few days
with an attack of nervous prostration.
John Sta'nton has assumed control
of Jones' milk depot at tho corners
and will conduct tho business in the
The Young Men's liepublican club
will hold a meeting In Frost's hall to
night, All true Republicans are urged
to be piesent.
INTEREST IN THE BIG FAIR IB
There Were Large Crowds In Attend
ance on Saturday, Both. Afternoon
and Evening Officers for Ensuing
Year Nominated by the Century
Hose Company Revival Service
Growing in Interest Joint Ex
cursion of Century and Wm. Con
nell Hose Compnnlos Other Notes.
The entertainment on Satunluy night
at the Athletic club fair was In charge
of the Bumpernlekel band, and the
members covered themselves with
In tho afternoon the ehlldteti wore
given the freedom of the hall, and as
an Incentive towards a large crowd,
two door prizes were olfered, a gill's
hat, which was won by Llllle Vockroth,
and a boy's suit of clothes, won bv
George Rosnr, of Cedar avenue.
The children's unit luce was largely
attended, but the Saturday evening
crowd exceeded all expectations. They
veritably overran the hull and the din
ing loom, and pushed and Jammed
their way through good-naturedly.
No. 0!MI won the evening's door prize,
which consisted of a handsome potior
A comforter, chanced off during the
evening, wns won by Otto Robinson,
and Madeline Bonn, the young daugh
ter of Recorder of Deeds-elect Emll
Honn, won the Goddess of Liberty doll,
donated by Williams Bros. The fair
committee are also In lecelpt of a
handsome pen sketch, representing
"Good Health" In the shnpe of a robust
Flemish cavalier, the work of County
Auditor Costelln. It Is very well exe
cuted. The fair will be continued during this
week. The Ringgold band will give a
concert this evening.
At a regular meeting of the Century
Hose compiiny.1" held last Friday n'ght,
the following officers were nominated
for the ensuing year: President, Emll
Bonn; vice-president, Henry J. Spruks;
treasurer, Edward Frable; financial
secretary, Robert O'Donnell; corre
sponding secretary, John A, Miller;
delegates to Relief association, Emll
Bonn and Ambrose Hertz: trustee, Am
brose Hertz. For foreman there is a
very lively contest between Frank
Dambacher, George Hofnagle and
"The Royal Invitation" was the
theme treated last night in the Cedar
Avenue Methodist church by Rev.
Houston, the blind evangelist, who
preached a most powerful and thought
ful sermon. The revival services, which
are growing in Interest, will bo con
tinued again during this (week, com
mencing at 7.30 o'clock each evening,
except Saturday. Patriotic council, No.
822, Junior Order United American Me
chanics, attended the services Inst
The joint excursion committee, lep
resentlng the Neptune Engine com
pany, the Century and AVIIliam Con
nell Hose companies, met in the Nep
tune's quarters yestprday afternoon
and decided to hold their nnnual ex
cursion at Lake Ariel on the 17th of
next August. Minor details were also
at ranged. Those present were Messrs.
John Gibbons, Ernest Simrell and John
Fineke, of the William Council Hose
company; Peter Rosarand John KelTer,
of the Neptunes, and Louis Schwas-?
and Frank Dumbaeher, of the Century
Mrs. H. Jacobsoii led a very well at
tended and deeply spiritual gospel
meetlntv yesterday afteinoon at the
Young Women's Christian association
on Cedar avenue.
The Junger Maennerchor held a large
ly attended rehearsal for their coming
minstrel show yesterday afternoon in
Germanla hall. The musical programme
is In charge of Prof. W. C. Ott. of Law
The numerous chinches of this part
of the city nre very busily engaged at
present in prepailng their Chrlstmns
cantata and entertainments, and al
ready the children arc becoming Im
patient for the arrival of Santa Claus,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boyer, of Cedar
avenue, are receiving the congratula
tions of their friends upon iho arrival
at their home of a baby gl.-l.
James Roche, a foreman of the Lack
awanna lion and Steel company, Is
seriously ill nt his home on Mill stieet.
Mr. X. L. Folger, of Ainesbury,
Mass., Is tliu guest of J. W. Baylay
and family, of Green Ridge street.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Taylor, of Cn
poue avenue, are in New York elty,
Mr, I'rosbey, of Columbia avenue,
recently hud seveinl of his lingers
badly mangled while working In tho
Miss Jennie Lowery, of Deacon
street, is visiting frietids in Forest
The Amity Literary society held its
regular meeting Thursday evening,
when novel nl now members were ad
mitted. Mr H, V. DusDiilierre, of Wyoming
avenue, hus letumed from a inonth'-i
visit with friends in Philadelphia and
Robert A. Greeley, of Proinplon,
Wnyno county, a brother of "William
E, Greeley, of East MurUei streoi,
died Sat in day, Deceased was 01 years
oi age and n veteran of the Civil war,
Tho Young People's Christian En
deavor society of tho Green Ridge
I'reshyteiian church hold their anni
versary rally last evening In tho
church auditorium. Thou was spec
ial limbic by the junior choir and a
special sermon by the pastor, Bnv.
I, J, Lansing-,
MIss-.Mnry CJinrleswoitli Is ill nt
her home on Minion strooi.
Mrs. T, J, fiiitniau and soii, liemge
Ilouser Giltinan, of East Benton, nio
spending a few days with Mrs, C, J,
Mitchell, of Blair avenue,
National Organizer C. W, Baxter
conducted ii meotlng of the barbois of
the North End and Oieen Ridge, Fri
day evening, fit William Jones' shop, on
North Main avenue. There weie twenty
members piesent. The otllcers electe I
were; President, Pattick Nolan; vice
president, William Jones; cone&poud
Ing secretary, Thomus Savage; finan
cial secretary, peter McHule; treas
urer, Bert Sherman; grievance commit
tee, John Robinson, Fred Giiilen, Mar
tin Hooney, J. S. Prltchnrd and Will
iam lilchurds; hall committee, Bert
Sherman, Dennis Kane and William
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F.iluril.iy mouilni; lit lirr liomc after ft Miort Ill
ness. MKs Joyce v.u ii ti'ielier In one n( Hit
rlt.v'i public i-cliooM nml wji cry will known,
Imtli In South Scianton nml tlio crntr.il city,
Rlie was amonn tlnm Inliirtil in tlie rtploilun at
the MinluntA' nml Mm lunlcs' li.ink 1n-.t Annus!.
Her fum-r.il Mill Like pl.iee nl U ii'itml; tomor
row mornliijr. Services will lie lielil nt St, Joint's
iliurc.li nml Interment will l ui.nle In the Cathe
Mr. Clwetiilolln Joins, wiril ii c.in, wile of
Jimliu.1 Jone", ot 5IU Ninth .Sumner aM'taii, did
nt ," o'lluik , eiteiil.iy niornlnir, utter 'I ohort III
new. Decn.veil It Mirtheil by her hiuluml nml
thru1 rlillilreli. Tin- fiincr.il seniles will be rnli
iliii'teil .It the lioiix! tMiiorrmv nftemoon tiy Itev.
D.illil Jones, pjKtor of the l'lrt WoMi IViliuicu.i
tliitml elmrrh. Inlernunt will lie m.nie In Ihe
Wiuliliuin ttrect cemetiiy.
News i Milled thi city on S.iliniliy of the
ilejth of Viry Itev. Denn Thomas .1. I'lcinfnir. of
llonne.trvllle, illoeeio of ll.inMiurir, nil uncle of
Itev. M. J. Plrmlnir. of South .Vr.inlon. The
luneral Is to lie held on Thursiby. Intirnieiit
ul Hill Top, Wnyno county.
Helen, the 2-yeiu-olil iliinditcr of Mr, anil Mi '.
Thiutus Wall, of 1Ji7 Irving avenue, filed Sit
iinhy, after .1 hhoit illnesi. Tlie funeral will be
In III at ll o'rloek this nftrrnnnu with iu.enuent
In the Cithednt cemetery.
Kathleen, the Inanit ilamrlitir of Mr. and Ml.
I'atrlik McNidty, of 111") t.rant .Hemic, died
Siturilay nicht. 'Hie ttueul t.'lll take place at
J o'lloik this afternoon, with inteuuent In the
Itolieit A. (Iioi'lcy, Innlhcr of W. K. (,'reeley, of
this city, ilinl al I'loinpton Saturday noon. Fiine
tal todiy at 3.1.- p. in.
Leading 100 Events
of Closing Cenfiiry
Cop'.rh'lit, IIKK), The Chiistlan llirald, Xiw
AX UVnSTri'l. icnturj Uuly has heen this
niniteenth rcnluiy of the Cliri-tlin ua,
now within a mouth of its lIiw. 1'ioiu
whatsoever standpoint it Is rixanhd, lis
history is marvelous. In the Uiio'ttcili;c we li.tc
gained duilm; its progress, of our own globe, It
xtauds unparalleled. There has bien uoudeiful
progm also in science, in education, ami in
the adaptation of rjatur.it forces lo hum. in pm
pocs. Political mil teriitorial chauues, too,
halo made this a very ilitreitnL woild fiom that
of 1WK. It is not possible in small spue to
oen mention tlio events which mike the ccnturj'
memorable, but it may be Inti resting to recall a
hundred, which, if not the mo-t important, are
those that hue had the greatest influence in
shaping and developing tlie condition of the
wars axp iti:(ii.imo.s!.
Itittle of Aiisterlilz, Xapolcan ilcfeils Ans
tiians and Iliissiius, su.".
ilatth' of Tiafalgar, XeNini 'Inks 1'iewli (hit,
Moscow- liutneil bv tin Russians to eutiap Xa
liattle of Waterloo, .Napoleon vamiuishcil, is",.
llattle of Xavaiiuo, securing (ircek independ
1'riineaii War, Oreat lltituin, Fiance imd Sar
dinia against llu i.i, itAi-Vi.
Indli Mutiny, in which native .soldier i m,isa
cic IhiglMi men, women and childun, IS'iT.
rmncci-AiHtrian War, 18.71. followed by t;.ul
baldi's Campaign unifjiiu Italy, l'il.
Tlie (Unit I'ivil War in Ainuica, lsid.M.
Sui lender uf l.ee to (irant at Appomattox., piil
Austiu-Prussiaii War. Puisivc liattle, Nuiovva,
July II, 1MWI.
rr.inco.'niss,m War. Decisive bittle, Siclin,
Vit. 1, 1ST0; followed by tide ration i.( liei
maii Mates lu Cernnii ianpilc.
Itiisso-Turkish War. llattle ot I'lcvni. Dec. lit,
Itoiubaiilmcnt of Atcvmdiia h.i the llritisti,
1S2, followed by the occiipitioii of Hijpl.
War between Chinese ami Japine.io, ls'll.
Americ o-Spanisli War, Manila, May 1, 16'isj
.Santiago, July .':, 1S:.
War by (,'reat lliitiln acaliist South African
I'ranee bocomis an empire, lsiilj ., republic,
1'IS; an empire niialu, !s.V!; Tlu'id republic,
(iem-ral outbreak nt revolutions iluoughont
Home, wlriil from the Pope, Incomes capital
of t'niteil Italy, 170.
lu the Antic Kipcilltlon ot Mi' John I'muMim,
1S43J Do Long, 1S7H; Cni-Jy. 11: I'e.uv. 1VU;
N'ansen, ism; Duke of the Abriuvl itauhist
In the Antaictii lllseoe, l:U; llalleuy, ls.l.";
ItTivllle, 1SCJ; Items, 1M1, Wilkes, 181:!; Itoieh
In Africa- Livingston, lsu.7.ii Mauley, l7.'.-s7;
Speke and (Irani, lH,
In America Joint C. I'rimoni's ioiuiiey west
ward to the ijfil ioli-io.
I'll -l stiaiiibeut, tin Cieiuioiil, made a in.i
ne from Xi'W Voik to Alban.v, n.)7j me hist,
sttatnboal in no, ihe Atlantic, the Mr,iim.ri.
I'ilst i.illiiad, Mcvcklou and ll.lillu.ti.u, lliu.
I mil, IsJ.I; ItallliiiLre and Ohio, fouituu miles
Mghting the xtirvU by ga-, llit expoilmmt in
Klutiie light induced ny CiIImhi's aiplli a
tlon of suh-illvlslon, HW,
The MiC'onniih reaper luvintcd, l:JI.
Howe's siwlng iiiichliie, IStiJ.
Tho ilectrlc lelegiaph, Sauniel I" II Moise,
IS.I'i, I'ilM lli.e III (he fulled Siitc, s.
Tlio ti-leihoni first elilbilei, ls;n.
rin lihonogiapli, 177-ii.
Cable laid jciiiss liie Atlantic., 3i-"i7i peiliclnl,
Clectllc railioad at Kilimn's liome, it Menlo
l'hologiaih,i I'lirl opciluionH by paginne,
1S."J, l'lrt w(iful poitialts by Mnise, IS'i.
The .siuctiustopu in s iiMil, lsiij; piifciksl,
Itoiiilgeu ra found to jmhi Halt "'i Is, Is!'".
hiioiAii ANf) hi;mmtahian'.
Hauiy abolished In the IliitUh domlnloi ,
Alexander II, nupeior of lliii.la, eiiiauclulCs
Ivveuty-lluei' million hiK Imii,
l.lncolit's Kmaniipatloii I'loclaiuatlou, In".'.
I'lt liilein.illoii.il Cspibltloii in llule l'aik,
l'irl hettlcuieiil ol an iiitdiiatioiial ipnriil by
ailiitratlou instead of war (Alabama Claum ot
I he United Mate agalul llnglmd), 1M1,
International I'elie (.'om;ich unillluli(, by
Iliibia, nut Is at the llitfiu, It-'f.i,
Urgaulzatluii of tin Ited I'lu-s Sodily at l,e
liig.iiilzailou ot the Wouum's ChrUtl.in Tern
pciaiuu union, JS7J.
First C'olleere frttltmviit etablUhei, I i 0.
llu Christian Herald adopts .,mn ililldr.n
orphaned by the India Famine, lit".
Org.iuirJllun of the Vmiiicaii llo.ud of Com
inUsloiiiM for I'uii'Uu Missions, Pill'. I'lnt
llllssloiiaiini M'llt out, 1311, '
Organization of the llrt Sunday School union
in London, 1WU; Amiiiuii, lo'l.
Ilritisli ami Foreign llihle wjckly founded,
Anierlean Illble toclety organized, 18IH,
First Voung Men'n Christian association Culab
lUheil by Oeorge Williams in l.omlon. hll.
SCRANTON, PA. (b
I YCEUH THEA1RE
Buratindir ARelj, Lessees and Mitier
A. J. Duffy, Uusln5 Manager.
TUKSDAY, Jfnflnee and Night, nECKMORB lt
With the following splendid company)
I.'lllm llrlrklnrt, Sidney flrnnt and Apnes Xor
ton, Mile. Clrectit, Cusey and I.celnlr, Iav
cmlcr Illchardsoii, The Itlxfonl Drotlicra,
Di'nuc nnd IletatiY, anil Sophia Uurnham.
Xlght Pilecs 25c., .Tic, 60c. nud 75c.
Matinee I'rlers 2o and M cent; children un
der ii jiurs, lCc,
O.NT, I'lIIIFORMAXCn oxr,v.
.TIlllltSDAV, UECKMBKR l.'.
CHAHLKS FlIOIIStAX'S COMCDIAXS.
"Self and Lady"
Presenting the Ilolllcklng Farce Success.
In the same manner as fccn during Its recent rua
at the Madison Square Theater, New York.
The Compmy K. M. Holland, Frit?. Williams,
Ar.old Daly, James Kearney, Jay Wilson, T. K.
IMdingir, Fred. -Morris; Isabel Irvlnjf, Jby Rob
son, .Maggie Hollovvay Fisher, Mario Perlck.son,
May limlirrt, Nellie Rutler, May (lalver.
Prices "-, 50, 75 cents, l.0(l, $1,50. Seats en
sale Tuesday, Dec. 11, at U n. tn.
ACADEHY OF HUSIC,
RBI 5 & BURijUNOER. Lejitth
II. A. BROWN, Manair.
AM. THIS WF.KK.
Roe and Fenberg Co.,
Monday fercnlng "Hoancke."
Tuesday Matinee "A Lively Time."
Puling the week other big well known prodiu
tioi:s will be presented.
Matinee Prices 10 and 20 ccnU.
livening Prices 10, 20 and SO cents.
New Gaiety Theatre
II. It. I.OXO, Lessee and Minajer.
Tiittri: DAYS, coMMr.xcixa
MOlsDAY, D --C 10.
ItlCi: & BAHTON'S
BIG GAIETY BURLESQUERS
A We.iltli of Scenic Splendor.
A P.1I0 of Gorgeous Costumes.
A Clhiic of Ilcwltching Maidens.
Time Dijs, Commencing Thursday, Dec. 13.
Bon Ton Siir eaquers
."Ci days ahead of them all. Matinee dally.
I'HICT.S 13, 2-i, M, 50 cents.
Tin- Inquisition abolished by Ihe Spanish Cortcn,
tic ginning of the Salvation Ann)', 1W11.
Doctiiue of Papal Infallibility formally en
doised by the Kcumcnical Council, 1S70.
Itible ltevision Xew Testament issuer, ls.51;
Old Testament, tfct.".
Orgaiiiatlon of liie In-t Young People's so
ciety of Clnistiiii Kndeaviir, 1SS1.
()igani7itioii of (he Order of King's Daugh
nafth.viMkn : Caracas, 1M2: India (2.0cKJ
pcisona killed), lslii; Canton. Chin 1 (li.-M) pei
isled) ls'ji); C.ilaluii (1,000 persons Iiiiomi,
s,lr,; San l)omin'o (C,noj killed), 131', South
irn Italy (ll.UiO lives lost, ls52); CalibiU
f!),0ir. killed). In"; Quito (5,0iX) deaths), 18.7);
Mciiiloa, Suiith Ameiica (7,000 deiths), lsilO;
Manila (l,H0i) deaths), 1W; Muyiciin fl.i.H)
deaths), lai,7; " Arnpiipi and diit.'iit (::"(HkI
deaths), ISI.S: Snn Jo.e, Colombia (I'.HiO deaths),
1f7S: Scio (-l.lHHt deaths), lsSl, Cifi,s-iniiei.ill
(1,'i'K) deaths), lvst: Chirlestou, !. C. fprnpcnj
vvoith s.-,,rKK).iKHl destro.ved and 41 lives Iivt),lSS7
in ihe Itivicra (2,(Xi deaths), t!S7 Japiu (1,(11
dead, .-..IKHl vveillllded), Ih'.ll.
Famines: Inland, lSIBj Hussia (Amerca con
tributid through 'Ihe Christian llerell a ran;
nt 101 n, suit cm boanrthe l,eo), 1S0I: in I111IU
1M7, lsl'i), ISsVi. ImW, 1S7ii, 117, )"). in tit
list two named .loan, tin 11 aero larg- Anuiicai
11 ntiibutloiis in money and I'j.i'in tlinuigh Tit
Chrl-t...n lleiald. In ls'7 Inesi I'jiurihiuloiH
amounicd to SKfi.Oilo, liuliidnu corn 011 bo.nd
the City of KveiellJ In IM'O and Ktfl V'W."(l
including com on boaid the iiiite.
The gieat Hie III Chltairo, l.."l.
The Coniiiiaugb Hood, destio.ving .I.i'in.bi'vn,
Tidal wave al (i.ilicMon, Tex., 1'iclO.
Tidal wave 111 Jipin sweeps aw i,v 'iU.i'iOO hou'il
and kills J.ll'l iiet-Mins, lvsy,
Cm the publishes Faust, I'M
Victor Hugo writes J,es MMerible, IM
Thomas Cail.vlc's History of the VVncli Item
lilt Ion piilillslicd, Isl",
llalpli Waldo laiicri-onV Kss.i.vi, 1S11-71.
J0I111 llusklu'ii Modern I'alnti r puhli-'if-d,
Whittlii's 1'i.tnn. 1S.I7.7S,
llaiilit lleeclier Slowe's I'lllle Tom's Cabin,
Haiivln's Oilgln ot Species, 1S.W,
President Momcc propounds the doctrine thttf
la .lis his 11 line. It--J.
Mi Itobcit iec'1, premier of (Ireat Tlrittin, T--'l.
I0I111 (heiinan, nnlticl Stales secretary of tr'ai
my, icninis fpeilu paj incuts, 1S70.
Abraham Lincoln dec led preslilmit 'Jidte.1
I), (lladslone linoimK piunier of Orel
lll.iuaiik 11111K1 iushlent ot tlio cabinet, l'ru.
(.'mint CaviMir, llheiator of Italy, appointed
l.ouls lv'ossiith, dictator ol llungary, ISto,
(old ilmrmi'icil In California, hlS; In ,w
ll.ill.i, l.s'.i; lu Iho Tiaiiovaal, IM; lu tho
Hlamond nilncii winked in llu' Transvaal, 1870
Opining ul the Me.ut CcnU Tunnel, 171,
but pikit of the I'nioii I'aelllc tailroail driven,
liaiis-Slbeilau 1alI10.nl operaled, WO.
llpeulng ot I be Sue. Canal, 1M.0,
AlaUa iciled by llussla lu Ihe United Stat.-s,
Fir.i session of the parliament of United Cat
ad 1, IM)7.
'Hie Aiistiallas fuulcr one giiveunni'lit, 1000.
Maximilian molted in Meilco, 1807.
lIxpuMoii of the emperor fiom llraxil, 151.
.ss.iM,lualloni Lincoln, 18(0: fiarlleld, Ubl
Lnipeior Alexander II., list: Camot, prcsiden'
ol Fiaiuc, ls:l: Shalt of I'crsla, lt06s Itlnj
llambeit of Italy, ID.'.
Impulsion of .levvo fiom Russia, 1S52-01.
Mjsaeic of ( lirl.ll.'iiis in Auricula, lStlj.
Vla.uie of inUilonariis und converts lu ( hint,
Army iliaft 1 lot in New Yoik, Ui.1,
Cliloiofoini tirst Used, s7,
Van luallon legalized. Isut.
1'astoir tlluinvTb iimedy for lirdrophoWa bjf
'Ihe Kosctta btene furubhc) key to hie ro
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